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    By on July 20, 2011 | Comments Off  Comments


    CWmike writes “U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James ‘Hoss’ Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was sharply critical Tuesday of the the department is pretty much in the Stone Age as far as IT is concerned,’ Cartwright said. He cited problems with proprietary systems that aren’t connected to anything else and are unable to quickly adapt to changing needs. ‘We have huge numbers of data links that move data between proprietary platforms — (more…)